MIDDLEBURY — The host No. 3 Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team won its first-round Division II playoff game on Saturday night, 6-0, over No. 14 Missisquoi.
The 15-4-2 Tigers on Wednesday will host No. 6 Hartford (14-7). Wednesday’s winner advances to a March 1 semifinal, probably vs. No. 2 U-32 (17-2-1).
MUHS defeated Hartford once this winter, 5-3, but lost at U-32, 2-1. Woodstock is the top seed at 17-1-1. The Tigers recently tied the Wasps in Woodstock, 3-3.